Carlo Bugatti, ‘Armchair’, ca. 1898, Phillips

Seat signed with facsimile signature, Bugatti. Underside with two faint ink stamps.

The present model armchair was presented at the 1898 Esposizione Nazionale in Turin.

Marie-Madeleine Massé, Carlo Bugatti au Musée d'Orsay: Catalogue sommaire illustré du fonds d'archives et des collections, Paris, 2001, p. 74, fig. 6.43

Sir Elton John, London
Sotheby's, London, "Elton John Volume II: Art Nouveau and Art Deco," September 7th, 1988, lot 774W
Acquired from the above by the present owner

About Carlo Bugatti